American social and political history—especially themes of race, work, religion, politics and its varied dissenters; economic transformation across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
Current Research Interest
Race and ethnicity in Brooklyn, NY after WWII; the development of Bedford-Stuyvesant as an African American/Puerto Rican ghetto set against the conscious preservation of other white neighborhoods; the politics, economics, and persistent protest of these developments
Bancroft Prize in American History for Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist
John H. Dunning Prize for Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist
Yale University Institute for Advanced Study of Religion
Salvatore, Nick. We All Got History: The Memory Books of Amos Webber. Champaign, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 2006.
Salvatore, Nick. Singing in a Strange Land: C. L. Franklin, the Black Church, and the Transformation of America. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2005.
Cornell Research Website Article
Through the Lens of American History